War of 1812 bicentennial events

June 1812. The meal was over, the cigars were lit and the port and brandy were flowing in the officers' mess at Fort George in Newark, a town that would later become Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont. The British Army detachment were entertaining their counterparts from the U.S. Army stationed in Fort Niagara, just a kilometre away, on the other side of the